Mkhize tests positive for Covid-19

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and his wife Dr May Mkhize have both tested positive for the coronavirus and are in quarantine at their home.

14 hours ago

Alcohol supplies cut off to 44 Western Cape traders flouting regulations

The alcohol industry has cancelled supplies to the 44 alcohol outlets in the Western Cape whose licences have been revoked by the provincial Liquor Authority...

15 Oct 2020

Lockdown didn't work in South Africa: why it shouldn't happen again

At the start of October, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Chinese government lauded South Africa's response to the global Covid-19 pandemic.

By Benjamin T H Smart & Alex Broadbent 15 Oct 2020

Alex Dale, Matt Manning's Restaurant Rescue Project collects over R5m

The Restaurant Rescue Project (RRP), which was started by wine entrepreneur Alex Dale of Radford Dale Winery and chef-patron Matt Manning of Grub and Vine Restaurant, has collected more than R5m for restaurants in the Western Cape...

14 Oct 2020

Preparing ourselves beyond lockdown

The Covid-19 pandemic pulled the rug out from under many of us, leaving us with an uncertain future. As we ease into Level One it is beneficial to know practical ways in which you can make the adjustment easier...

Issued by MiWayLife 13 Oct 2020

40% of South Africans we asked said that 'wearing a mask made them anxious'

Research shows that 40% of South Africans find wearing a face-mask makes them anxious and 61% said it makes communication very difficult. We created a series of viral videos to address this...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 13 Oct 2020

The psychological impact of lockdown

Maintaining good mental health has emerged as a major challenge for South Africans this year, in large part due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic...

12 Oct 2020

4 ways you can travel safely in 2020

As the tourism industry gradually opens up, South Africans are keen to travel once again. But some might feel a little hesitant and uncertain about embarking upon their first trip - especially after having spent so much time at home during lockdown...

9 Oct 2020

#2020AfricaBrandSummit: Winning hearts and minds in the midst of a pandemic

Honesty and engaging with communities to allay fears, often sparked by fake news, were the driving forces behind the communication strategy aligned with South Africa's Covid-19 crisis management policy...

By Nicci Botha 9 Oct 2020

Digital strategy and content for Adolescent Girls and Young Women Programme

Nacosa seeks the services of a suitably qualified and experienced consultant to develop a comprehensive digital strategy, content and analytics for engaging and retaining vulnerable adolescent girls and young women and amplifying their voices during the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by Nacosa 8 Oct 2020

Good nutrition for good immunity

The global pandemic has highlighted many fault-lines across society, and in our current state of ongoing disruption, it also presents us with unique opportunities to make changes...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 8 Oct 2020

Covid-19: Examining theories for Africa's low death rates

As the threat of a Covid-19 pandemic emerged earlier this year, many felt a sense of apprehension about what would happen when it reached Africa.

By Kevin Mars & Moses Alobo 8 Oct 2020

Covid-19 free hospital areas could save lives after surgery

Setting up Covid-19 free hospital areas for surgical patients could save lives during the second wave of the pandemic - reducing the risk of death from lung infections associated with coronavirus, a new global study reveals.

7 Oct 2020

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